The Resource The House on Mango Street, by Sandra Cisneros

The House on Mango Street, by Sandra Cisneros

Label
The House on Mango Street
Title
The House on Mango Street
Statement of responsibility
by Sandra Cisneros
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of a young girl growing up in the Hispanic quarter of Chicago. Capturing her thoughts and emotions in poems and stories, she is able to rise above hopelessness and create a quiet space for herself in the midst of her oppressive surroundings
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Title
The house on Mango Street
Creator
Summary
For Esperanza, a young girl growing up in the Hispanic quarter of Chicago, life is an endless landscape of concrete and run-down tenements, and she tries to rise above the hopelessness
Subject
Genre
Story line
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
001451
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3553.I78
LC item number
H6 1991
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adolescent
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Sandra Cisneros
The House on Mango Street, by Sandra Cisneros
Label
The House on Mango Street, by Sandra Cisneros
Publication
Note
"Originally published by Arte Publico Press in 1984"--T.p. verso
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Contents
The house on Mango Street -- Hairs -- Boys & girls -- My name -- Cathy queen of cats -- Our good day -- Laughter -- Gil's furniture bought & sold -- Meme Ortiz -- Louie, his cousin & his other cousin -- Marin -- Those who don't -- There was an old woman she had so many children she didn't know what to do -- Alicia who sees mice -- Darius & the clouds -- And some more -- The family of little feet -- A rice sandwich -- Chanclas -- Hips -- The first job -- Papa who wakes up tired in the dark -- Born bad -- Elenita, cards, palm, water -- Geraldo no last name -- Edna's Ruthie -- The Earl of Tennessee -- Sire -- Four skinny trees -- No speak English -- Rafaela who drinks coconut & papaya juice on Tuesdays -- Sally -- Minerva writes poems -- Bums in the attic -- Beautiful & cruel -- A smart cookie -- What Sally said -- The monkey garden -- Red clowns -- Linoleum roses -- The three sisters -- Alicia & I talking on Edna's steps -- A house of my own -- Mango says goodbye sometimes
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Dimensions
21 cm.
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Edition
1st Vintage contemporaries ed.
Extent
x, 110 p.
Isbn
9780679734772
Isbn Type
(paper)
Lccn
90050593
Note
cat13rev,cat50rev
System control number
  • ocm22626478
  • 98071
  • (OCoLC)22626478

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